All animals deserve great care by true professionals!  Choose a PACTA BC professional and you can be confident you have found the best that BC can offer.

Use our online directory to find a BC professional.


Robyn Andexser
At Best Paw Forward, we strive for every human-dog partnership to experience mutual understanding, harmony and joy! I do private lessons and phone consultations and teach a variety of classes and DOGSAFE Canine First Aid courses. ~Nanaimo & Powell River~
Valerie Barry
I am an experienced trainer committed to helping pets and their parents build great relationships and find solutions to behaviour challenges. I specialize in puppies, adolescents and all levels of problem behaviour. ~North/West Vancouver, and Fernie, BC~
Sylvia Currie
I’m an experienced educator, trainer, and lifelong learner. I focus on preventing and addressing problem behaviours. My goal is to make a difference in the lives of companion animals. ~Thompson-Nicola region of BC~
Donna Hill
Helping people with disabilities to owner train assistance dogs and service dogs to the BC Provincial Service Dog Certification level via online classes, Zoom consults and webinars. We also offer in-person sessions in the Nanaimo area. 
Julia Morton
I specialize in separation anxiety (SA Pro trainer) and behaviour challenges related to fear, aggression, and reactivity. ~North/West Vancouver~
Lisbeth Plant
Lisbeth is a strong advocate for increased professionalism and continuing education for professional dog trainers, and is a founding member and currently serving as President of PACTA BC. She runs Cowichan Canine on Vancouver Island.
Allison Schaefer
Behaviour consulting in Sooke and the Westshore
Stephanie Waddington
Stephanie, KPA-CTP is a certified professional dog trainer offering private training for puppies, adolescent and adult dogs in the Cowichan Valley. Special rates for rescue dogs.
Christina Young
Professional Canine Behaviour Consultant – Accredited by the Pet Professionals Guild. Specializing in Treatment and Prevention of Aggression and Reactivity using a comprehensive approach. Serving Nanaimo in person and elsewhere virtually.